Raising lack of women on boards

March 3, 2012

Women only represent 10% of directors on major public company boards in Australia. This is a disgrace and here are the audio files, links and transcripts where we've raised the issue.

Incitec Pivot AGM: How did you find the new director Paul Brasher, what was the process? Why are you still an all blokes affair and will that be addressed? - read transcript
December 21, 2010

Reece AGM: listen to audio, read transcript
October 28, 2010

Newcrest AGM:
October 28, 2010

Amcor AGM: listen to audio, read transcript
October 21, 2010

The Reject Shop: see AGM agenda
October 20, 2010

CSL AGM: Detailed discussion about gender diversity within the company, read Transcript.
October 13, 2010

JB Hi Fi AGM: A detailed exchange about male only culture at the top, read Transcript. See Lateline Business story transcript, and video
October 13, 2010

SP Ausnet: Women on boards, read Transcript.
July 14, 2010

OZ Minerals: Voting against the re-election of Brian Jamieson and calling for more gender diversity, read Transcript
May 2010

Adelaide Brighton: Calling for new chairman to embrace gender diversity, read Transcript.
May 2010

Axa-Asia Pacific: You need more women on your board, read Transcript
May 2010

David Jones: why is Katie Lahey the only female director? read Transcript
November 2009 how on earth can this board be blokes only?, read Transcript
November 2009

QBE: Congratulations on making history with 3 female directors re-elected
April 2009

Crikey stories on lack of women

NAB chair claims women not good enough
December 23, 2009

The blokes who should step aside
May 20, 2010


774 ABC Melbourne

Wednesday October 20: discussing News Corp AGM, James Packer and women on boards.

Wednesday, October 6: discussing the Rio leak and women on boards.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010: discussing women on boards, 1st question time and Telstra.

Wednesday June 23, 2010: discussing women on boards, Kerry Stokes and China, IMF.

Wednesday May 19, 2010: mentioned two Adelaide companies with no female directors.

Friday November 6, 2009: speaking from Perth about the lack of women on boards.

702 ABC Sydney

Tuesday August 3, 2010 - discussing women on boards.

Other Media
Where are all the women?
September 30, 2010

Mayne Reports

Xenophon backs anti-pokies tilt, Packer, Ten, BHP, women directors, Rich List, state debt and much more
Friday, November 5, 2010

Paperlinx, Packer, Murdoch, Manningham, pokies, Rich ex wives, foreign takeovers and much more
October 23, 2010

Female directors, Rupert in New York, capital raisings, Guthrie, Rich List, Manningham, JB Hi Fi, SP Ausnet and cracking Cornwalls
October 13, 2010

Murdoch AGM in New York, Vic public service, women on boards, Senate video, classic Cornwall, Tanner, pokies, Manningham politics, Rich List and much more
September 21, 2010

Pokies deal, Manningham, Fairfax, profit season, SPPs, women directors, Cornwall, Rich List, sovereign debt and then some
September 4, 2010

DJs, legislate women on boards, ex Lib goes no pokies, preferences, Pratt-Shorten, Labor's debt, AG's report, Manningham council audio and then some
August 3, 2010

Immigration, pokies, Babcock, Sing Inc, Cornwall, female directors, SP Ausnet, Rich List and much more
July 22, 2010

Gillard, DJs, women, pokies, tracking political staffers, director lists, Northern Metro, Rich List and much more
June 29, 2010

Director rankings, Rio, Westfield, New Matilda, MAP, Manningham, Paatsch, state election, Darebin, Moreland, rich list, pokies and much more
June 9, 2010

Top 100 women directors, Transurban, pokies, Axa AGM, Wallace EGM, Graham Bradley, Rich List and more
May 25, 2010

Question to Rudd, 7pm Project, GPT and Alumina AGMs, Cornwall, Stokes, Boart protest, Gary Morgan, director rankings, great new lists, Harvey Norman and much more
May 11, 2010

Delaying Seven, ranking directors, upcoming AGMs, Gunns, Woolies, Storm, Rich List, ASIC and more
April 26, 2010

Political relationships, pokies, Seven, Macquarie, female directors, Rich List, nursing home, Suncorp, water and more
March 28, 2010